|Leading Universities of China|
|Colleges and Universities|
Project 211 Inclusion in the project means that universities have to meet scientific, technical and HR standards and to offer set advanced degree programs.
The figure of 21 and 1 within 211 are from the abbreviation of the 21st century and approximate 100 universities respectively.
China now has more than 1,700 standard institutions of higher education, and about 6 percent of them are 211 Project institutions. 211 Project schools take on the responsibility of training 4/5 of doctoral students, 2/3 of graduate students, 1/2 of students abroad and 1/3 of undergraduates. They offer 85 percent of the State's key subjects; hold 96 percent of the State's key laboratories; and utilize 70 percent of scientific research funding.
|History and Culture|